The plant is shipped in its pot to prevent any damage to the roots. In its native range, it is often found growing in rocky areas where the roots stretch over rocks, often. Transcriptomefacilitated development of snps for the sonoran. Here we focus on a tripartite system comprised of a fig ficus petiolaris, pollinating wasp pegoscapus sp. Plant database entry for rock fig ficus petiolaris with 14 images and 15 data details. Rock figs reflect their tropical origin as stranger figs. Desert fig tree ficus petiolaris edit baja california has two native species of figs from the moraceae family. Jan 29, 2016 working with a nursery mutualism comprised of the sonoran desert rock fig, ficus petiolaris, and host. It is also the northernmost naturally distributed ficus in the new world, reaching a latitude of 31 n in the state of sonora, mex ico. If you would like to participate, please visit the project page, where you can join the discussion and see a list of open tasks. This substance is elastic and adhesive and very ductile, gray in colour, and capable of being formed into membranes as delicate as soap bubbles, being in this state white and transparent. The tree develop a large and distinctive woody basal caudex in early age why it is great to be trained as bonsai. Mutualism effects of within and amongtree flowering in a. Instead of engulfing a host tree, however, this desert species embraces.
In bold font i emphasize which species can be used to make bark paper. A rare beautiful ficus with green leaves and redpink veins. Ficus petiolaris describiose por carl sigismund kunth y espublizose en nova genera et species plantarum quarto ed. Ficus petiolaris subgenus urostigma, section americana is a monoecious rockstrangling fig species that is widespread in sonoran desert habitats of baja california and mainland mexico. It is also the northernmost naturally distributed ficus in the new world, reaching a latitude of 31n in the state of sonora, mexico. Files are available under licenses specified on their description page. If ficus palmeri is a species it selves, this is it. Many organisms depend on figs to carry out portions of their life.
For detailed description of this species, please read our species description pdf file. This is a tree and can get quite large at maturity, although still commonly grown bonsai style and very worthy of pot cultur. Clinal variation and species boundaries in the ficus. Ficus petiolaris, commonly known as the petiolate fig and rock fig. It may or may not be blooming at the time of your purchase. Moderate water in summer, little water the rest of the year. It grows best with moderate water and partial shade. Ficus abutilifolia largeleaved rock fig, rock wild fig ficus altissima council tree ficus aspera variegated clown fig, mosaic fig ficus auriculata, ficus roxburghii elephant ear fig tree, giant indian fig.
Stub this article has been rated as stubclass on the projects quality scale. A longitudinal study of the effects of nematode infection on fig wasp fitness. The mexican rock figs, ficus petiolaris and its variety palmeri are two types commonly in cultivation. The genus ficus is huge, containing more than species. Desert fig tree ficus petiolaris baja california has two native species of figs from the moraceae family.
Data on morphological and micromorphological characters were gathered. Figs are generally warmweather plants, worldwide in distribution with most species found in tropical, subtropical and. Rock fig this plant is native to baja california, sonora and south into oaxaca, mexico. The results can also be downloaded as a csv file unicode utf8 encoding see status, confidence level, source for definitions. This page was last edited on 19 september 2014, at 00. Ficus petiolaris plant finder missouri botanical garden. Transcriptomefacilitated development of snps for the sonoran desert rock fig, ficus petiolaris moraceae article pdf available in applications in plant sciences 37.
Known as the rock strangling fig, this caudex forming ficus can wrap itself around a rock and eventually split it in two. The nine census sites used in this study are located in the states of baja california and baja california sur, where f. Last winter the greenhouse heater went out and they received frost damage but came back. Working with a nursery mutualism comprised of the sonoran desert rock fig, ficus petiolaris, and host.
Collectively known as fig trees or figs, they are native throughout the tropics with a few species extending into the semiwarm temperate zone. Using both molecular and morphological data, we identify five distinct idarnes lineages associated with a single host fig species, ficus petiolaris. I also have 3 ficus petiolaris that survived frost but they arent as old or rare. It is native to mexico where it is typically found from baja california and sonora south to oaxaca. Pdf transcriptomefacilitated development of snps for the. Rock fig or tescalama ficus petiolaris arizonasonora desert. Ficus species, lava fig, marys tree, petiolate fig, rock fig ficus petiolaris. Moraceae is a diverse 750 species and ecologically important. You will receive a very similar plant to the one in the picture. Ficus petiolaris rock fig we no longer carry this plant, please check back at a different time. Ficus petiolaris, commonly called petiolate fig or rock fig, is a small tree that may grow to 2030 tall, but infrequently may reach as much as 90 tall. Ficus proves itself a versatile and tough houseplant. This article is within the scope of wikiproject plants, a collaborative effort to improve the coverage of plants and botany on wikipedia.
Click on shop to see what other plants we have in stock. Additional information about this plant will become available later. Baja california began to separate from mainland mexico about 810 million years ago. Ficus petiolaris supports a community of obligately associated fig wasps, including a. Transcriptomefacilitated development of snps for the. Clinal variation and species boundaries in the ficus petiolaris complex moraceae article pdf available in systematic botany 361. Pdf transcriptomefacilitated development of snps for. All structured data from the file and property namespaces is available under the creative commons cc0 license. Ficus petiolaris two closelyrelated species of figs ficus native to mexico. The genus ficus consists of more than 800 species, many of which are desirable foliage plants. However, in its native habitat, this ficus can grow. Pdf based on herbarium stud ies and fie ld obsc1vations, five species of. Ficus petiolaris, rock fig, rock ficus, texcalamate, lava fig.
Ficus species, lava fig, marys tree, petiolate fig, rock. The base has expanded but the height is about 2 feet. Mar 03, 2019 ficus petiolaris is endemic to mexico and represents the northernmost limit of the geographical distribution of the genus in america. Within the obligate pollinator mutualism, each fig species relies upon a single species of pollinator wasp for pollination services while the pollinators rely upon the flowers of that single fig species to oviposit offspring within. Ficus petiolaris is obligately pollinated by an unclassified pegoscapus wasp, which appears to be a single species based on sequencing of the mitochondrial gene cytochrome oxidase i coi. This page was last edited on 15 december 2019, at 10.
Ficus petiolaris has green leaves with red striping. Text is available under the creative commons attributionsharealike license. This rock fig ficus palmeri in central baja california grows on a desert hilltop boulder. Moraceae rock fig, rock ficus, texcalamate, lava fig origin. Syconium development in ficus petiolaris ficus, sect. They are still in the bonsai pots i bought for them. Specific care and culture requirements vary among species, but most figs prefer evenly moist, welldrained soil, bright light and a warm, humid. Ficus pumila, or creeping fig, is a vigorous, climbing evergreen vine native to east asia that will quickly cover multistory buildings where hardy, requiring regular pruning to keep it in bounds. Grown indoor ficus petiolaris rarely sets flowers and fig.
Ficus petiolaris supports a community of obligately associ. Americanae, moraceae and the relationship with pollinator and parasitic wasps. If it is a subspecies as richard stephen felger suggested in 1970, the red veined are ficus petiolaris subsp. This plant grows a large, irregular shaped caudex with large dark green leaves that have lovely pink veins. Media in category ficus petiolaristhe following 8 files are in this category, out of 8 total. Community structure and undescribed species diversity in non.
Can grow well as a bonsai specimen in a container or large in the ground. Ficus petiolaris, commonly called petiolate fig or rock fig, is a small tree that may grow to 2030. Brs57sandbox wikibooks, open books for an open world. Ficus petiolaris is a real must for all plant enthusiastics. Ficus petiolaris, commonly known as the petiolate fig and rock fig, is a fig that is endemic to. Sixteen populations belonging to these taxa were analyzed to resolve their taxonomic status.
Moraceae is a diverse 750 species and ecologically important lineage of tropical woody plants. Research and conservation in southern sonora, mexico. The more water you give this plant the bigger it will grow and vice versa. Youll find a form to suit your needs among growth habits ranging from creeping vine to giant tree. Family moraceae represent one of the most commonly referenced obligate pollinator mutualisms. Sorry, we are unable to provide the full text but you may find it at the following locations. Go to previous content download this content share this content add this content to favorites go.
Ficus auriculata, ficus roxburghii elephant ear fig tree, giant indian fig. Ficus species, lava fig, marys tree, petiolate fig, rock fig. Ficus petiolaris, rock fig, rock ficus, texcalamate, lava. Mark dimmitt seedling ficus petiolaris established on a rock near alamos, sonora.
Ficus species of mesoamerica there are 22 species of ficus for mexico ibarra et al2012. And even though this cousin of the edible fig is a tropical plant, it survives in a wide variety of conditions. Media in category ficus petiolaris the following 8 files are in this category, out of 8 total. This isolation of the baja peninsula probably explains some of the differences between presentday f.
Pdf clinal variation and species boundaries in the ficus. If ficus palmeri is a species it selves, or it is just a subspecies, it still have red veins. Ficus petiolaris, commonly known as the petiolate fig and rock fig, is a fig that is endemic to mexico from baja california and sonora south to oaxaca. Ficus petiolaris is commonly called rock fig, because it is often found growing in rocky areas where the roots stretch over rocks in search of rooting soil.
This species from the pacific coast of mexico is one of the most spectacular and oddlooking fig trees on. Two closelyrelated species of figs ficus native to mexico. Considering the large variation in syconium morphology, we evaluated whether there are differences between syconium development in f. Roots of a tescalama ficus petiolaris strangle a cliff on the rio guajaray, sonora. Browse pictures and read growth cultivation information about ficus species, lava fig, marys tree, petiolate fig, rock fig ficus petiolaris supplied by member gardeners in the plantfiles datab. A small tree that can grow up to 1 to 2 feet tall in a container. Its glossy leaves grow in a variety of colors and patterns. This plant is native to baja california, sonora and south into oaxaca, mexico. A latex containing rubber is obtained from the plant. This ficus is great for bonsai because it forms a nice caudex. Mar 12, 2018 ficus petiolaris is commonly called rock fig, because it is often found growing in rocky areas where the roots stretch over rocks in search of rooting soil. Ficus abutilifolia largeleaved rock fig, rock wild fig.563 914 1137 309 1419 1199 1345 1433 587 1057 1072 1369 1330 747 425 983 1524 1046 253 622 661 937 413 384 20 585 45 1018 375 726 1491 71 410 799 2 267 222 1060 179 1394 981 1385 592 1087 258 1075 1430